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The Parliamentary Review Highlighting Best Practice

The Parliamentary Review Highlighting Best Practice

"Schools around the UK are, unfortunately, too willing – sometimes too keen – to overlook or exclude these students. Seeing this, I and my company, Employability Solutions, decided to provide a full-time alternative education for this marginalised group of people" -...

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The Power of Giving – Our CEO Appears in Woman & Home

The Power of Giving – Our CEO Appears in Woman & Home

Claire Cook, 37, lives in Liverpool with her two children, Lucia, 11, and Samuel, five. She is chief executive of Employability Solutions, alternative education centres in Liverpool and Huddersfield, which she founded with her business partner, Nadia, in 2012 to help...

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#NationalOnlineLearningDay

Now more than ever, Online Learning has become such an important way in which we engage and learn:

Some benefits of online learning include:
The freedom to learn whatever you want
Comfort of learning from your own home
Greater ability to concentrate
Avoid the dreaded commute
Reduced academic pressure
Study according to your learning style

Whether you are learning online in school or revising during your own time online learning can be incredibly beneficial for those who struggle in a traditional classroom setting.

I’ve attached some brilliant online resources for learning in your own time:
https://ed.ted.com/lessons?direction=desc&sort=featured-position&user_by_click=student
https://www.bl.uk/learning/online-resources
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/secondary
https://www.britannica.com/
https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education/resource-library/?q=&page=1&per_page=25&grades=10
https://nrich.maths.org/9465
https://www.stairwaylearning.com/
https://www.brainpop.com/english/grammar/

Many more online learning resources can be found here:
#Secondary" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer">https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/departments-and-centres/centres/ucl-centre-educational-leadership/free-online-learning-resources#Secondary
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#wellnesswednesday

Walking is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your health and wellbeing.

Some of the numerous benefits for walking are:
• Improved sleep
• Better endurance
• Stress relief
• Improvement in mood
• Increased energy and stamina
• Reduced tiredness that can increase mental alertness
• Weight loss
• Reduced cholesterol and improved cardiovascular health

It can boost your mood as it increases blood flow & circulation and is good for stress relief, alleviating anxiety and can even help alleviate the symptoms of depression. So, take this as a reminder to get your 10,000 steps in a day!

If the idea of walking alone is off-putting to you – ask a friend or a family member to go with you! Below are details of some nice areas to walk in Liverpool/Huddersfield if you need some ideas!

Formby red squirrel walk, Liverpool, L37 1LJ:
This is an easy walk that will take you around an hour. It is dog friendly so feel free to bring along your four-legged friend!
Explore beautiful woodlands surrounding Formby in Merseyside, home to the rare native red squirrel – this is a beautiful walk for the whole family!

Easter Gate return, The Old Goods Yard, Station Road, Marsden, West Yorkshire, HD7 6DH:
This is an easy walk that will take you around an hour and a half. It is dog friendly so feel free to bring along your four-legged friend!
An easy, return walk following the red waymarkers along the canal towpath through winding quiet lanes before reaching the historic Easter Gate bridge.

Check out - https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/walking for more ideas of where to walk!
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#TuesdayTips for parents!

Here is a useful poster for parents about internet safety!

You don’t need to be an expert on the internet to help keep your child safe online. This poster has 10 tips you can implement to ensure your child's safety online.

YAPPY is a useful acronym to remind yourself and your children about what sorts of information they shouldn't be sharing online.

Yappy stands for
Y - Your full name
A - Address (home/school or email)
P - Phone Number
P - Passwords
Y - Your Plans/Birthday

You should ensure your children aren't sharing any components of YAPPY online to make sure they are safe browsing the web.

This poster was taken from http://www.kathleenamorris.com/.

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Today is #NationalOnlineLearningDay

Now more than ever we are understanding the key role that online learning and online resources can play in our lives!

Links to some great online resources on our FB: https://t.co/h83UCH4QMu

#WellnessWednesday
Walking is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your health and wellbeing.

It can boost your mood as it increases blood flow & circulation and is good for stress relief.

More Info on our FB: https://t.co/jqsjUgh8TG

#TuesdayTips for parents:

Attached is a useful poster for keeping your children safe online!

More information on our facebook - https://t.co/VmexVhfk8q

Poster taken from https://t.co/VJYyJ6tUJD https://t.co/frmWj9EZGU
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Today is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay

Below is our Facebook page with lots of information on where you can get help:
https://t.co/2JwFcPkPE0

Remember, you are not alone and help is always there for anyone who needs it!

Are you aged 18 - 24, looking to get into work?
We are now recruiting more young people onto our Pathway to Employment Programme at South Liverpool Youth Hub!
We have engaged with over 80 young people since we opened in march!
Find more info on our FB: https://t.co/oHQLZOR7F7 https://t.co/zQ18yHj7xD
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The black curriculum is offering the springboard programme. This involves workshops for young people to learn more about black history month through music - more information can be found at https://t.co/OTLXZOVJ3b) and you can register your attendance at https://t.co/jGjhDHgbzg